Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear

King James Version

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

Holman Bible

Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their hearts. You will listen carefully,

International Standard Version

LORD, you heard the desire of the afflicted; you will strengthen them, you will listen carefully,

A Conservative Version

LORD, thou have heard the desire of the humble. Thou will prepare their heart, thou will cause thine ear to hear,

American Standard Version

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek: Thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to hear;

Amplified

O Lord, You have heard the desire and the longing of the humble and oppressed; You will prepare and strengthen and direct their hearts, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Bible in Basic English

Lord, you have given ear to the prayer of the poor: you will make strong their hearts, you will give them a hearing:

Darby Translation

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart; thou wilt cause thine ear to hear:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou heardest the desire of the poor, O Jehovah: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to attend.

King James 2000

LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear:

Lexham Expanded Bible

[The] longing of [the] afflicted you have heard, O Yahweh. You will make their heart secure. You will {listen attentively}

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart, You will cause Your ear to hear,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the poor; thou preparest their heart, and thine ear hearkeneth thereto,

NET Bible

Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.

New Heart English Bible

LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,

New simplified Bible

You have heard the desire of humble people, O Jehovah. You encourage them. You incline your ear (pay close attention) to them.

The Emphasized Bible

The longing of the patient, thou hast heard, O Yahweh, Thou wilt establish their heart, Thou wilt make attentive thine ear:

Webster

LORD, thou hast heard the desire of the humble: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thy ear to hear:

World English Bible

Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,

Youngs Literal Translation

The desire of the humble Thou hast heard, O Jehovah. Thou preparest their heart; Thou causest Thine ear to attend,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

Usage: 0

thou hast heard
שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

the desire
תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

of the humble
עניו ענו 
`anav 
meek , humble , poor , lowly , vr meek
Usage: 21

thou wilt prepare
כּוּן 
Kuwn 
Usage: 217

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

References

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Context Readings

A Prayer For God To Throw Down The Wicked

16 The LORD is King forever and ever; Nations have perished from His land. 17 O LORD, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline Your ear 18 To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed, So that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.



Cross References

1 Chronicles 29:18

"O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;

Psalm 9:18

For the needy will not always be forgotten, Nor the hope of the afflicted perish forever.

2 Chronicles 30:12

The hand of God was also on Judah to give them one heart to do what the king and the princes commanded by the word of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers.

2 Chronicles 34:27

"Because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, tore your clothes and wept before Me, I truly have heard you," declares the LORD.

Psalm 9:12

For He who requires blood remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

Proverbs 16:1

The plans of the heart belong to man, But the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.

Isaiah 65:24

"It will also come to pass that before they call, I will answer; and while they are still speaking, I will hear.

Matthew 5:3

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 18:13-14

"But the tax collector, standing some distance away, was even unwilling to lift up his eyes to heaven, but was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'

Romans 8:26

In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;

Ephesians 2:18

for through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.

Ephesians 3:12

in whom we have boldness and confident access through faith in Him.

James 1:16-17

Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.

James 4:6

But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you.

1 Peter 3:12

"FOR THE EYES OF THE LORD ARE TOWARD THE RIGHTEOUS, AND HIS EARS ATTEND TO THEIR PRAYER, BUT THE FACE OF THE LORD IS AGAINST THOSE WHO DO EVIL."

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

2 Chronicles 29:36

Then Hezekiah and all the people rejoiced over what God had prepared for the people, because the thing came about suddenly.

Psalm 37:4

Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 102:17

He has regarded the prayer of the destitute And has not despised their prayer.

Psalm 112:7-8

He will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD.

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Acts 4:24-31

And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, "O Lord, it is You who MADE THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH AND THE SEA, AND ALL THAT IS IN THEM,

Acts 12:5-19

So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.



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